Office of the President

Photo of Dr. Richard Cosentino by Lander University visual arts major Laura Brown

President Richard Cosentino


Lander University is a community where learning, energy and creativity flourish. Established over 140 years ago, Lander’s tradition of academic excellence is exemplified in its liberal arts and science programs, as well as professional programs in business, education, and nursing.

I invite you to visit our beautiful 123 acre campus and experience first-hand the sense of community that has been cultivated by our faculty and students. Lander is a community designed to engage and challenge. Students come to Lander from 29 states and 17 countries, committing to an education that prepares them to be successful in today’s extremely competitive environment, where a graduate’s marketability matters.

Lander students gain a successful college experience both in and out of the classroom. Many clubs, organizations, and volunteer opportunities are offered to get you involved with other students and the community. In addition, Lander has an outstanding athletic program, with athletic teams collecting honors at state and national levels.

Join the Lander family and come home to talented scholars, inspiring artists, exceptional athletes, dynamic professionals, and inquiring students.

Dr. Richard Cosentino